A federal judge rejected a Brooklyn landlord’s attempt to use a Latino child’s ethnicity to justify reducing his liability in a lead poisoning case, the New York Times reported. Mark Kimpson’s attorney sought to reduce the $2 million awarded to the boy and his mother by a jury...
Doctors and medical personnel throughout Florida will soon be under new orders: Talk to your patients about gun safety and risk losing your right to practice medicine. Two federal judges, who last year ruled that "patient-privacy" and...Show More Summary
A few months ago the animal rights extremists of the nation were celebrating when they thought that a New York court was going to give legal human rights status to
The National Football League and its players union asked a federal judge to decide by Sept. 4 whether to uphold star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension, which could resolve the "Deflategate" scandal before the regular season starts.
The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension ordered the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to appear in court twice in mid-August.
On Wednesday, New York Supreme Court Judge Barbara Jaffe rejected a claim that two chimpanzees in a New York research laboratory have a right to bodily liberty. The Nonhuman Rights Project had filed a petition for the two chimps, Hercules and Leo, for a writ of habeas corpus freeing them from unlawful imprisonment. Show More Summary
Daniel Bryan is certainly one of the most popular superstars to ever appear on WWE television or really in a wrestling ring at all. Now, he’s got a popular new book out, is a judge on Tough Enough, and has some great things going on in his life. Show More Summary
Some of my favorite new submissions this week. It took me entirely too long to realize this IS in English: Spacing: the Final Frontier of Wreckerating Judging by the CW Facebook page, I see I've trained you wrecky minions well: Ahh,Show More Summary
Two chimpanzees being used for mobility research at Stony Brook University in New York will not be released to a sanctuary because a state supreme court judge has dismissed the lawsuit seeking to grant them personhood. The reason comes down to legal precedent: A higher court ruled last year that...
The judge wrote that someday they may get legal rights, but courts don't embrace change quickly. The chimps are held by Stony Brook University.
For New York Judge Barbara Jaffe, deciding the fate of the two defendants petitioning for their freedom raised profound legal questions that brought her to the edge of an historic precedent.
Wall Street creep Benjamin Wey wants a judge to drastically reduce a jury’s $18 million judgement for harassing his former Swedish staffer.
His attorneys are trying to get him a new trial, but after being convicted by a jury July 13 on 15 federal felony counts, William B. Aossey Jr. was locked up. A new detention order means that he’ll remain locked up until sentencing. Aossey was found to be too much of a flight risk to... Continue Reading
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe stated in a ruling that while Chimpanzees would not be granted the same rights as humans, modern history has shown that this might soon change.
The New York federal judge who will review New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension over the "Deflategate" scandal on Thursday ordered the National Football League and its players union to begin settlement talks.
On Thursday, a judge in Minnesota told the NFL and NFLPA to get lost. Also on Thursday, a judge in New York told them to shut up. Judge Richard M. Berman, in an order issued sua sponte (fancy lawyer talk for “on its own without a request from either side”) advising the parties to quit doing what many New…
In the four-page ruling that punted the lawsuit filed Wednesday by the NFLPA to New York City, where the NFL had filed its own lawsuit a day earlier, Judge Richard H. Kyle pulled no punches. “The Court strongly suspects the Union filed in Minnesota because it has obtained favorable rulings from this Court in the…
The NFL Players Association wanted to argue its appeal of Tom Brady's four-game suspension in federal court in Minnesota, presumably with Judge David Doty, who has ruled against the NFL in the past. The NFL wanted to avoid Doty so badly...Show More Summary
Pour one out for Amanda Seyfried's signature long, long hair. She has chopped it to shoulder-length, debuting the new cut on Instagram. And the best part? Judging by the hashtag "#locksforlove" she used, we believe she donated her hair...Show More Summary
A Minnesota judge has sided with the NFL in its turf battle over where the case brought by the NFL Players Association on behalf of Tom Brady will be heard. “This court perceives no reason for this action to proceed in Minnesota,” U.S. District Court Judge Richard Kyle ruled Thursday morning (via Fox’s Mike Garafolo), […]